In the distant settlement of Nuussuaq in northwest Greenland, a place one might call the middle of nowhere, lives Nikolaj Kristensen. He is a man without a fashion audience, and yet for his entire life he has been enraptured by the traditional Greenlandic craft of glass pearl beading.More
Jessie Kleemann is a performance artist, poet and painter born 1959 in Upernavik, Greenland. After training at the Tuukaq theatre, she took up visual art and held various exhibitions, later switching her focus to performance art. She has performed internationally as well as in the most remote villages in GreenlandMore
A Faroese fashion designer based in Copenhagen, Barbara Í Gongini is widely know for her conceptual process. Her designs represent high quality and artistic integrity, with a particular focus on the principles of sustainability in manufacturing.
Swept away from the cold dark plains of Greenland onto the cobbled streets of Copenhagen, BIBI CHEMNITZ continues to dabble in both universes. The brand originally set out to develop crisp garments for aware global dwellers..More
The Faroese brand Guðrun & Guðrun comprises of designer Guðrun Ludvig and her business partner Guðrun Rógvadóttir. Guðrun Ludvig, with her delicate taste and distinct feel for material and colour, explores the intersection between traditional and new ways of hand knitting.
JÖR is an Icelandic fashion label, launched by fashion designer Guðmundur Jörundsson, best known for his work as a head designer for the menswear label Kormákur & Skjöldur, and his partner Gunnar Örn Petersen in October 2012.More
Jewelry and adornment are the oldest of human traditions dating back 100,00 years to shells and beads, and Kria strives to nurture a kinship with those instincts and the mysticism surrounding them.
Guðmundur Hallgrímsson, a.k.a Mundi, is undoubtedly one of Iceland's most interesting fashion exports of recent years. In 2007 he founded his own brand MUNDI, and has been picked up by stores around the world since his first collection.
Rammatik is a Faroese film duo consisting of Rannvá Káradóttir and Marianna Mørkøre, currently based in London, with backgrounds in choreography and fashion, respectively. Rammatik's work includes both live performances and film productions exploring dance and fashion in various contexts.
The work of the Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir a.k.a. Shoplifter, has gained large international recognition in both the art world as well as in the design scene. She is best known for her extravagant and often humorous pieces made out of human- and synthetic hair, exploring its symbolic nature and artistic meaning.More
With timeless design and discerning professional sense, Steinunn Sigurðardóttir has established her place as a world-class designer. Her artistic creation builds on years of collaboration with many renowned contemporary designers and a rare knowledge of material texture and three dimensional shaping.